Please don't blow or rake your leaves into the streets. This can cause issues with the storm sewers and can lead to flooding.
Yard Waste Disposal Reminder
Now that leaves are falling, please do not mow or rake the leaves into the storm sewer ditch line or into the storm drains.
If you must burn leaves please do so at least 5 feet from the roadway and follow the restrictions below as taken from Sullivan’s Code of Ordinances.
Sullivan residents are welcome to use the City’s burn pile at the City Dump, southeast of the Sewer Plant, just off Patterson Road on CR 1275 N.
27-9-3 RESTRICTIONS ON BURNING OF LANDSCAPE WASTE
The open burning of landscape waste shall be permitted only on the following conditions:
(A) Landscape waste shall be burned on the premises on which such waste is generated; and
(B) Landscape waste shall be burned only when atmospheric conditions shall readily dissipate contaminants; and,
(C) Landscape waste may be burned only if such burning does not create a visibility hazard on roadways, walkways, or railroad tracks; and,
(D) Open burning of landscape waste may only take place during daylight hours with a person over eighteen (18) years of age in attendance during the entire period of burning; and,
(E) No open burning of landscape waste shall be permitted on any streets or roadways; and,
(F) No open burning shall occur during periods of time when the Fire Chief or the Chief of Police have determined that atmospheric conditions or local circumstances make such fire hazardous and dangerous.